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Coronavirus Live News: WHO Chief ‘Very Disappointed’ After China Blocks Wuhan Visit; 1 in 50 infected in the UK | World News






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One in 50 people in England had Covid last week

An estimated one in 50 people in private households in England, more than 1 I1 million, had the coronavirus in the week ending January 2 I

Figures from the Office for National Statistics were released on Tuesday as the number of new cases of people in the UK testing positive for Covid-19 surpassed 60,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic I

The Latest ONS Infection Survey suggests that 1,122,000 people in private homes in England had the coronavirus between December 27 and January 2 I The total does not include people staying in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutional settings I

The latest figure was higher than an estimated 800,900 in the week ending December 23, the previous period for which the figures were collected, equivalent to 1 in 70 people:





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Who is a chief ‘very disappointed’ after China blocks Wuhan visit

China has blocked the arrival of a World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, claiming that their visas had not yet been approved even as some members of the group were on the way I

WHO Director-General Terms Advance Ghebreyesus expressed dismay and said he had asked China to let the team in I “I am very disappointed with this news, given that two members have already started their travels and others were unable to travel at the last minute,” he said I

But I have been in contact with senior Chinese officials I And once again I have made it clear that the mission is a priority for WHO and the international team ” I

WHO has been trying to dispatch the team of world experts from various countries for some months I He has been speaking with Chinese officials since July I Scientists have long said that it is essential to find out how the virus jumped from species to humans:

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